Waugh Chapel Center

WAUGH CHAPEL CENTER TO CONVERT TEMPORARY PARTIAL COVID-19 REHABILITATION CENTER
5/15/2020

Gambrills, MD (May 15, 2020) – Waugh Chapel Center, a post-hospital rehabilitation and long-term care facility located in Gambrills, Maryland today announced it will temporarily convert select units within the center to care for COVID- 19 patients. The goal is to assist hospitals in expanding capacity during this unprecedented crisis while the facility assists in the care and recovery of COVID-19 patients.  

As the COVID-19 pandemic expands exponentially in Maryland, Waugh Chapel Center is poised to assist hospitals who are inundated with COVID-19 patients. Waugh Chapel Center is responding to the Public Health Emergency in Maryland due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We’re grateful for the partnership and proactive assistance from facilities like Waugh Chapel Center to aid Luminis Health and other Maryland area hospitals in the fight against COVID-19,” said Deneen Richmond, Chief Quality & Population Health Officer of Luminis Health.

“By accepting COVID patients from Anne Arundel Medical Center and Doctors Community Hospital who are stable and need a place to recover, Waugh Chapel Center will help us open our beds for COVID and other patients who need care. We are safe, ready, and waiting, and encourage our community to seek care with us, if they are in need,” continued Richmond.

Waugh Chapel Center will be ready to admit COVID-19 patients on May 18, 2020.

For more information about Waugh Chapel Center in Gambrills, please contact the facility at 410-923-2020 or visit: https://www.genesishcc.com/waughchapel.

About Waugh Chapel Center
Waugh Chapel Center is a skilled nursing facility offering post-hospital, short-term rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care services.  We accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances.  Waugh Chapel Center is an AHCA Quality Award winner and a WE HONOR VETERANS partner!

 

CONTACT:    Lori Mayer, Media Relations
                      610-283-4995
                      lori.mayer@genesishcc.com


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